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  • Epic: "No regrets" with Microsoft over Gears exclusivity deal

    Epic Games co-founder Mark Rein has said that the company has “no regrets” over the exclusivity deal it has with Microsoft over the Gears of War series.

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  • Gears of War 2 triple XP event starts today

    Epic has announced a Gears of War 2 triple XP event starting today and running through Monday, November 16. That’s nine days there, folks. Additionally, players will be able to play in the new tactical mode across all multiplayer games which has increased weapon damage and reduced ammo counts along with increasing “down-but-not-out” health for […]

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  • Double XP weekend for Gears 2 this weekend

    Epic’s announced it’s holding a double XP weekend to celebrate Hallowe’en for Gears of War 2. The madness begins as of this Thursday, October 30, and ends on November 2. Sounds awesome. Find more info over at the Epic forums. Thanks, Beefjack.

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  • Gears of War 2: GoTY edition coming to stores [UPDATE]

    Update: Epic has confirmed to us the release date for the Gears 2 GoTY Edition. Press release added past the break. We have mailed Microsoft UK for confirmation of the UK release. Original Story: A Gears of War 2: Game of the Year Edition is coming to retail. According to reports, the disc will contain […]

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  • Rumour - Play.com list Gears of War 2 GOTY edition

    If a listing from Play.com is correct, a Gears of War 2 GOTY edition is on it’s way. There is no new details on the game itself, just a standard synopsis on the game as it is. But the page does have a date for the game – September 18 2009. It comes as details […]

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  • Silver members can play Gear of War 2 free on XBL this weekend

    Silver members who want in on the Gears of War 2 multiplayer can do so for free this weekend. All XBL members are invited to participate in the online fragging, no matter the subscription level. The event has started already, and will go until Monday, August 3 at 11:59am EST. More on this is over […]

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  • Gears of War 2 Double XP week celebrates Dark Corners release

    With the release of All Fronts and Dark Corners, Epic is hosting another Double XP session for Gears of War 2 players. Only instead of a weekend, it will last all week long and be available to the public playlist and private games as well. The Double XP week ends August 3, so long into […]

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  • Gears of War 2: Dark Corners, All Fronts now available on XBL

    The Major has announced that the Dark Corners Multiplayer Map Pack and the All Fronts Collection for Gears of War 2 arrived on Xbox Live this morning. Dark Corners features 7 new multiplayer maps and a bonus deleted single-player chapter, “Road to Ruin,” where Marcus and Dom navigate the Locust highway, choosing stealth or blazing […]

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  • Two new Dark Corners intro vids show large men's helmets

    After the break you can see two intro videos of the deleted scenes that come with the new Gears of War 2 Dark Corners DLC that Cliff Blezsinsky detailed on Major’s podcast yesterday. It shows Marcus and Dom sneaking around wearing full Locust attire complete with some rather tight, red helmets. Get ready to rumble […]

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  • Cliff Bleszinski details Gears of War 2 Dark Corners DLC's single-player

    Speaking on Major Nelson’s podcast, Gears of War 2 designer Cliff Bleszinski revealed that his game’s Dark Corners DLC will include content that was snipped out of the game’s original release. “It’s a 90-minute section that was actually snipped out of Gears of War 2, where Marcus and Dom are actually going to the Locust […]

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  • Gears of War 2 All Fronts DLC shows up on XBL, gets pulled

    Epic has confirmed that the All Fronts DLC for Gears of War 2 was available on Xbox Live Marketplace by accident earlier today around 1:00am CST. Scheduled for release on July 28, not only was it leaked early but put up for 800 MS Points when it’s slated to cost 1600 Ms Points. While those […]

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  • Gears of War 2 title Update 4 goes live

    Aside from a Double XP weekend, Gears of War 2 gets a title update today. Update 4 fixes bugs, tweaks Wingman matchs, weapon spawning and an exploit where players get credit for two kills instead of one. The lengthy list of patch notes are over on the official site. Thanks, Joystiq.

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  • Gears of War 2 players get Double XP this weekend

    Gears of War 2 should get its latest update before the weekend starts and just in time too, because it’s going to be a Double XP weekend on Xbox 360. This applies to everyone on the public playlist and the winning team in ranked matches gets an additional 500 XP. Also, Horde Mode is getting […]

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  • SIGGRAPH 2009 session to focus on graphics in Gears 2 and Fight Night Round 4

    Gaming will have a larger impact than ever before at this year’s  SIGGRAPH conference, with Will Wright giving a keynote and game graphics being discussed in a special session. The annual meeting of digital artists conference has a special gaming session titled “Big, Fast, and Cool: Making the Art for Fight Night Round 4 & […]

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  • Epic explains Memorial Day event's matchmaking issues

    Last Month over Memorial Day weekend, Epic ran an “Old School” event for Gears of War 2, which saw some users having matchmaking issues. The problems were reminiscent of matchmaking snafus right after the game launched, but according to Rod Fergusson, it wasn’t Epic’s fault this time. “Our investigations have shown that the reported issue […]

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  • Gears of War 2 gets Update 4 release notes but no date

    Epic’s Rod Fergusson has said that Title Update 4 for Gears of War 2 has not passed certification yet so there is no release date to announce at this time. However, he did provide a list of all the improvements, fixes, new achievements, and more. The list also includes how much experience you will gain […]

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  • Gears 2 expansion pack gets price cut

    Microsoft has cut the price of Gears of War 2 expansion pack Dark Corners from 1600 to 1200 MS Points. That’s £10.20 or €14.40. That’s not all, as the All Fronts Collection, which features the aforementioned Dark Corners, Flashback, Combustible and Snowblind will be made available as a digital download from Xbox Live for a […]

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  • 360 Gears of War bundle announced for Australia

    Australian site OXCGN has details on a rather spiffing-sounding 360 Gears of War bundle set for release down under on June 4. The limited edition Gears of War bundle will include an Xbox 360 Pro console, both Gears of War 1 & 2 and a shiny red box all for just $449 Australian (€250). No […]

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  • Gears of War No. 7 comic tells Tai's backstory

    Poor Tai Kaliso. He was easily a favorite of ours and we hated the way things went down for him in Gears of War 2. To make up for it though, DC Comics and Wildstorm provide a backstory to the “proud warrior with a gentle heart” in the upcoming Gears of War No.7. This special […]

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  • Get double XP this weekend playing Gears of War 2

    This weekend, Gears of War 2 is handing out double XP with public multiplayer matches on Xbox Live. The event kicks off this Friday, May 15 and runs until May 18. So log in and rank up. More through the link.

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